VC Investment

Smart Buildings

Breaking the Glass Unicorn: View Inc. Files for Bankruptcy

April 16th, 2024
Smart Buildings

Infogrid Faces Lawsuit over 2022 Acquisition of Aquicore

April 9th, 2024
Smart Buildings Funding 2023
Smart Buildings

Investment in the Smart Buildings Space Declined 26% in 2023

This Research Note highlights our analysis of investment levels raised by smart buildings startups and established players in 2023 from venture capital firms, private equity and strategic investors. We review investment in the smart buildings space in the context of the broader proptech sector, assess funding for startup companies, the role of corporate investors and […]

Budderfly Energy Efficiency
Energy

Budderfly Energy Efficiency as a Service Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Budderfly, the US Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service (EEaaS) company focused on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and franchise businesses. This analysis covers their business model, funding, majority ownership, growth and outlook for 2024. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut, Budderfly implements proprietary energy intelligence software, energy-efficient technology upgrades that […]

Clockworks Analytics FDD
Smart Buildings

Clockworks Analytics Fault Detection and Diagnostics Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Clockworks Analytics, the US provider of building analytics software. This article covers the development and growth of the company, channel partnerships and funding rounds through to Series E in August 2023, supported by Schneider Electric, their long-standing strategic investor and partner. Formerly known as KGS Buildings, the company was […]

Water Management VC Funding Investment Smart Buildings
Smart Buildings

Water Management Maintains a Steady Flow of Funding

While energy management gets the majority of attention in the building operations space, water is also a fundamental resource for facilities that require advanced management for efficiency and sustainability measures. However, the wide availability and low cost of water has held back the development of water management in buildings, both from a facility management and […]

Smart Lighting Igor Tech
Smart Buildings

US Smart Lighting Solution Provider Igor Tech Closes Down

This Research Note examines the closure of Igor Inc, the smart lighting solution provider. Founded in 2013, West Des Moines, Iowa-based Igor Inc., was the provider of Nexos, a Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) based IoT smart building platform that incorporated hardware, software and cloud analytics to enable smart buildings. The platform was positioned to enable non-electricians to […]

HVAC Optimization
Energy

HVAC Optimization Technology Proves its Energy Efficiency Potential in Commercial Buildings

This Research Note examines several providers of HVAC optimization software for commercial building operations – in particular, Optimum Energy, Brainbox AI, Grid Edge and aedifion – as their potential for energy efficiency, sustainability and reduction in carbon emissions in heating and cooling systems becomes a more urgent priority. Optimum Energy The acquisition and growth capital […]

Venture Capital Private Equity Occupancy Analytics Smart Buildings
Smart Buildings

Venture Capital & Private Equity Funding Drives Growth in Occupancy Analytics

Venture capital funding in the occupancy analytics market reached record-breaking highs in 2021, signifying a vibrant and active market environment, according to our latest research. Workplace technology, in particular, made up a substantial portion of overall transactions in the smart buildings space in 2021 and 2022, indicating a thriving workplace technology market, one that has […]

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